The Rock Wall

I’ll pass along a request from Adrian: Hi! I’ve been thinking a lot about stories lately and what makes a good one. I know real life stories I enjoy often have a good character that usually is quirky or stories of relatives that I never got to meet. I remember Grandpa telling stories of getting

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Community rescues two lost youngsters

We would like to express our immense gratitude to God for preserving the lives of our two precious sons, Tristan (6) and Phillip (3), last evening/night (Sunday)! Yesterday I was cleaning the house and the boys desperately wanted to go outside because it was such a nice day. So in the afternoon I put their

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Apply for 2019 Lillian Sunderwirth Scholarship

Applications will soon be available for the 2019 Lillian Sunderwirth Memorial Scholarship.  These scholarshipsare open to all students and returning college students attending or having obtained admission to an accredited two-year or four-year college or trade school.  This does include those seeking masters degrees. The recipients of these scholarships must be from the El Dorado

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Fashion with Compassion March 29

Fashion with Compassion’s 5th Annual Girl’s Night Out begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Camp Galilee in El Dorado Springs. Tickets are on sale for $25 each or $175 for a table of eight. Tickets may be purchased online at wingsrefuge.com or at Evans Drug in Stockton and El Dorado Springs and at

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Vietnam War Veterans Day March 29

by   Linda Bartkoski National Vietnam War Veterans Day honors a generation of men and women who served and sacrificed during the longest conflict in U.S. history. March 29 marks the anniversary of when combat forces departed South Vietnam in 1973, even though some troops remained until their final departure in 1975. According to Department

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Right on time

SPRING HAS SPRUNG – Every year in late February or early March crocus, seeming to ignor the weather, come forth in their flowering beauty poking up thru the dead leaves that are still on the ground. In a few days it will be spring. Wednesday is the first day of spring but the crocus don’t

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Walker Hog Roast March 30

The Walker Rural Fire Department will host a hog roast from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at the fire barn on Hwy. C in Walker. The meal will consist of pork, turkey, potatoes, cabbage, baked beans, vegetable, dessert and tea or lemonade – cooked by Glen Hays, Ed Thomas and crew. A donation

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Blood Drive March 28

A blood drive is scheduled from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the Church of Christ, 302 East Hospital Road. Most negative blood types are in short supply. To be eligible to give blood, you must weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good health and present a valid photo ID. For more

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Seat Belts Save Lives

Wearing a seat belt is your best defense in a traffic crash. Give yourself a chance to live. Always buckle up, everyone, every trip, every time. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to remind teens how dangerous a car ride can be if they don’t take wearing their seat belt seriously. Law enforcement will

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Death ruled suicide

On the morning of Tuesday, March 12, according to a report by a Missouri Park Ranger, workers at the Stockton State Park discovered a deceased male who appeared to have hanged himself from a tree on the beach. After investigation which included members of the Missouri Highway Patrol, the Cedar County Sheriff’s office and the

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